Contemporary Film & Television

Course Information
TitleΣύγχρονος Κινηματογράφος και Τηλεόραση / Contemporary Film & Television
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDespoina Kaklamanidou
Course ID600019122

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Film Studies (2009-2013)

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization846

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the semester, the student will be able to discuss the prevalent technological, narrative and aesthetic aspects of contemporary US film and television as well as the most significant issues of representation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course examines the major technological advances and aesthetic and narrative forms in contemporary American film and television.
film, television, genre
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.3
Written assigments301
Student Assessment
The students are evaluated based on a mandatory essay of 2,000-2,500 words including endnotes and bibliography (85%) and class participation (15%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Corrigan, Timothy & Patricia White. H εμπειρία του κινηματογράφου. Μια εισαγωγή. Mτφ. Δ. Αλεξανδρή, επιστ. επιμ. Δέσποινα Κακλαμανίδου. Αθήνα: Κλειδάριθμος, 2020.
Additional bibliography for study
Mittell, Jason. Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2004. Mittell, Jason. Complex TV. The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling. New York: New York University Press, 2015.
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